Meet Our Staff
Dr. Mikel Pulins
Dr. Mikel Pulins graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Champain-Urbana in 1999. After graduating, Dr. Pulins practiced at the Animal Clinic of Romeoville for five years. He then spent five years practicing medicine and surgery in Elmhurst, IL. He enjoys client education, surgeries of many types, internal medicine, and practicing medicine on exotics and pocket pets. Dr. Pulins and his wife Jen have two beautiful children, Noah and Claire. On his own time, Dr. Pulins enjoys gardening, beekeeping, drawing and painting, playing the guitar with his church music team, and spending time with his two Maine Coon cats, Gustav and Chandler.
Dr. Sarah Beechler
Dr. Sarah A. Beechler joined our practice after working overnights in a fast-paced emergency clinic. She graduated from Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Following graduation, Dr. Beechler completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery in Los Angeles. Dr. Beechler's favorite part about working at Animal Clinic of Romeoville is the relationships that she forms with her clients and their pets. She has an interest in preventive medicine, internal medicine, and critical care. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her three children, hiking or playing outside, and doing home renovation projects. Dr. Beechler has one mixed breed dog, Lotus, and a cat named, Kate.
Leilah grew up in Chicago before moving to rural Missouri to spend time working with farm animals. She later moved back to the Chicago suburbs to pursue her passion with pets. She enjoys assisting with surgeries and working with clients and patients. Leilah spends her time with her fiancé Tim and their daughter Charlotte. They share their home with their cat, Nova, and their three dogs, Tucker, Oscar, and Trixie.
Ashley has always had family pets in her home since she was a child, which led her to work with family pets professionally. She enjoys working with all breeds and types of pets. At her home, Ashley has a Labrador Retriever, a Meyers Parrot, Koi fish pond, and an Abyssinian cat. In her free time, Ashley enjoys working out, bowling, and going to the movies.
Brittany loves working with animals, and enjoys working at the Clinic because every day presents new and interesting challenges and opportunities to learn. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, baking, and spending time with her family- especially her chocolate lab, Chug.
Tiffany has worked at the Animal Clinic of Romeoville since she was in high school. She definitely found her calling in life at a young age. In her spare time Tiffany loves to bake. She always brings treats in for the team! Tiffany has a Pomeranian mix, named Cookie, who she adopted from ACR. She admits, he is a little stinker, but she looks forward to seeing him after a long day of work. She also has two cats, Lucy, a Persian, and Choco, also adopted from ACR.